“The Miniaturist is a fictionalised biography of actual 17th century people, and the author has done a remarkable job of recreating the atmosphere of the Dutch Golden Age, its febrile money-making, closed social and political circles and prudish mores. What begins as a gentle and intriguing mystery turns into a real high-paced thriller, both superbly handled. You can almost smell the streets.
I found this book so engrossing that while reading it on the train I missed my station – twice!”
So says ABC’s You Reviewer David Young about The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton. That’s not all – Historical Fiction buyer PeterL recommends it as one of his section’s Gift Ideas, too. A book you have to read, in other words…
Thanks to our friends at Pan MacMillan, we have a SIGNED copy to give away! You can win this copy by simply answering this question:
What book are you reading right now?
Mail your answer to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 3rd*. Please include “The Miniaturist” in the subject header.
*Please note that we don’t answer the mails to email@example.com individually. The winner will be contacted after the cut-off date. The names of the winners and ALL answers are posted on this blog periodically in Prize Draw Winners posts.